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341 Possible Causes for Abdominal Distension, Dyspepsia, Jaundice

  • Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

    Abdominal distension: Swelling of the abdomen, usually due to an increased amount of intestinal gas.[webmd.com] A 70-year-old Caucasian male presented with vague complaints of nausea, vomiting and abdominal distention, with subsequent development of jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 63-year-old woman presented to the hospital with persistent nausea, dyspepsia and weight loss for 6 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Cholecystitis

    When a gallstone gets trapped, it can lead to an intestinal obstruction, called gallstone ileus, leading to abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, and abdominal distension[en.wikipedia.org] A 61-year-old man presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Differential diagnosis Vague abdominal discomfort, distension, nausea, flatulence and intolerance of fats may also be caused by reflux , peptic ulcers , irritable bowel syndrome[patient.info]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    Jaundice and related symptoms Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin.[cancer.org] Jaundice. Pancreatic cancer that blocks the liver's bile duct can cause jaundice. Signs include yellow skin and eyes, dark-colored urine, and pale-colored stools.[mayoclinic.org] Pancreatic cancer leads to multiple symptoms, the most characteristic of which being abdominal pain that radiates to the back, jaundice, and weight loss.[symptoma.com]

  • Cholelithiasis

    An infant presented with abdominal distension and failure to thrive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] After "simple" cholecystectomy for lithiasis, biliary disorders can appear, with the onset more than 3 years postoperative, like cholangitis or transitory jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sufferer with Dyspepsia. Vague abdominal discomfort. Around Epigastric region. Sufferer with increased flatulence.[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    We report a case of diabetic myonecrosis in a 33-year-old man with hepatitis B-induced liver cirrhosis and type 2 diabetes who presented with abdominal distension and pain[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also presented with acute encephalopathy, jaundice, right upper quadrant abdominal pain and hyperbilirubinaemia (total bilirubin of 8.1 mg/dL with direct bilirubin[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 78-year-old man presented with cutaneous blisters of the limbs and abdominal distension. He had been treated for various diseases, including liver cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    A 27-year-old male presented with a history of gastric pain combined with nausea and abdominal distension that had been present for 5 d.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Biliary obstruction and jaundice caused by a malignant stricture of the afferent limb after a Roux-en-Y Whipple's resection was treated by the insertion of a SEMS by means[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vomiting (161, 74.2%), abdominal pain (152, 70%), abdominal tenderness (113, 52.1%), constipation (111, 51.2%), and abdominal distension (104, 47.9%) were the predominant[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Gastritis

    […] bloating or distension Loss of appetite or difficulty eating Vomiting black or coffee-ground like material Passing black or tarry stools Hiccups Bloating sufferers who also[bloatingtips.co.uk] Haemolytic disease and other neonatal jaundice 196·6 (0·04%) 373·9 (0·05%) 105·6 (0·76%) 201·6 (1·00%) .. .. 373·9 (0·05%) ..[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Numerous studies implicated Helicobacter pylori as one causative agent producing gastritis and dyspepsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cholecystitis

    Unexplained fever Abdominal distension Tenderness of the abdomen Abdominal discomfort or pain, usually in the right upper quadrant (RUQ) Elevated white blood cell count (leukocytosis[healthhype.com] A 61-year-old man presented with upper abdominal pain and jaundice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Flatulent dyspepsia: Diagnosis: Ultrasonography is usually the only investigation needed to show gallstones.[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    He also had C/O abdominal distension and pedel edema.  Abdominal distension since 6 months.  K/C/O alcoholic liver disease, admitted for the same.  H/O pedal edema - pitting[slideshare.net] It has a lengthy latent period, usually followed by the sudden appearance of abdominal pain and swelling, hematemesis, dependent edema, or jaundice.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] There are non-specific signs and symptoms like anorexia, fatigue, dyspepsia, weight loss and abdominal discomfort of upper right quadrant.[kenhub.com]

  • Metastatic Ovarian Carcinoma

    All cases presented with similar symptomatology: pelvic pain, abdominal distension and ascites in two cases.[medichub.ro] The patient clinically improved with resolution of jaundice.[arizona.pure.elsevier.com] Hematogeneous spread Lymphatic spread ( Obstet Gynecol Int 2011;2011:612817 ) Clinical features Symptoms of primary tumor with or without abdominal mass / pain / rectal bleeding / jaundice[pathologyoutlines.com]

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